Overwatch 2 patch notes for October 25: Halloween event, Bug Fixes, hero Nerfs And Buffs

Overwatch 2 early patch notes for October 25: Halloween event, herro Nerfs And Buffs

Overwatch 2 Halloween Terror event

The developers have confirmed that Overwatch 2 Halloween Terror will arrive in the October 25 update. Blizzard Entertainment president Mike Ybarra confirmed that the event is a sequel to Junkenstein’s Revenge and will come with a new game mode.

Overwatch 2 October 25 update: Bastion and Torbjorn return

Overwatch 2 on October 25 is also set to bring missing DPS heroes Bastion and Torbjorn back to the game for the first time in 15 days.

A MAP RETURNS

At the same time that Bastion and Torbjorn were removed from Overwatch 2, the Junkertown map was also removed. The map was removed due to a bug that caused “graphical performance issues” according to Blizzard.

However, according to the forum post mentioned above, Blizzard will reintroduce Junkertown to Overwatch 2 in the October 25 update.

Overwatch 2 Oct. 25 Patch Notes ‚ÄĒ Bug Fixes

General

  • Fixed an issue where players retained 30% ultimate charge between rounds on Control maps
  • Fixed an issue with Control Point maps not always correctly transitioning to overtime
  • Fixed the ‚Äėvs.‚Äô screen not appearing in Competitive
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to invite others to Custom Game via clicking an empty spectator slot
  • Fixed an issue with text chat being unavailable to gamepad users on PC
  • Using Pause Match in Custom Game will no longer disable other menu buttons
  • Fixed an issue with Kill Cams not playing correctly during Overtime
  • Players should no longer be able to get stuck under TS-1 in the Push game mode
  • Fixed an issue with controllers not being able to scroll on some UI

Heroes

Ashe

  • Fixed an issue with the ‚ÄėLittle Red‚Äô skin and ‚ÄėLine Dance‚Äô emote performing a broken animation

Bastion

  • Bastion has been added back to the line up
  • Resolved an issue with Bastion‚Äôs Configuration: Artillery where you could fire more than the three allotted charges
  • Bastion‚Äôs weapon should no longer disappear when using Configuration: Artillery

Junker Queen

  • Jagged Blade should no longer be deflected or returned by friendly abilities

Kiriko

  • The ‚ÄėTanpopo‚Äô skin can now be purchased and equipped
  • Kiriko‚Äôs Heroic pose is now unlocked
  • Fixed an issue with Swift Step not clearing negative side effects consistently
  • Fixed an issue with Kitsune Rush not correctly reducing the cooldown of Baptiste‚Äôs Immortality Field

Mei

  • Fixed a bug where Mei‚Äôs visual effects stopped playing during the match

Mercy

  • Resolved an issue with Mercy‚Äôs primary fire animation looping after switching weapons

Reinhardt

  • Modified the placement of Reinhardt‚Äôs Charms

Roadhog

  • Fixed an issue where Roadhog‚Äôs Chain Hook failed to land the target when it should have hit
  • Fixed an issue with Roadhog‚Äôs quick melee animation not playing correctly

Symmetra

  • Symmetra should no longer be able to use her ultimate and place her teleporter at the same time

Torbjörn

  • Torbj√∂rn has been added back to Competitive Play
  • Overload can no longer be used multiple times in succession

Maps

Colosseo

  • Modified the umbrellas and tables in the forward spawn‚Äôs caf√© so it‚Äôs easier to move around
  • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck in the umbrellas in the forward spawn‚Äôs caf√©

Watchpoint Gibraltar

  • Fixed some areas in which players could get stuck

Junkertown

  • Resolved a performance issue with some canisters placed on the map

Overwatch 2 wiki :

Overwatch 2 is a first-person shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. As a sequel to the 2016 hero shooter Overwatch, the game intends a shared environment for player-versus-player (PvP) modes while introducing persistent cooperative modes. A major change in PvP modes was to reduce team sizes from six to five, which required several characters to be reworked. Overwatch 2 is free-to-play on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S in early access as of October 4, 2022 and features full cross-platform play.

Developer(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Director(s)Aaron Keller
Platform(s)
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5
  • Windows
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X/S
ReleaseOctober 4, 2022
Genre(s)First-person shooter
Mode(s)Multiplayer